Despite losing 1-0 against Al Ahly Tripoli at the Orlando Stadium on Sunday, the Buccaneers reached to the final of the second tier continental competition after winning their semi-final 2-1 on aggregate.
Orlando Pirates face RS Berkane in CAF Confederation Cup final
Orlando Pirates will take on Morocco’s RS Berkane in the Confederation Cup final at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria on Friday, 20 May.
The kick-off time is still to be confirmed.
While the majority of most clubs in the DStv Premiership have just one match remaining (Saturday, 21 May) this season, Orlando Pirates still have three games to play.
As per the amended fixture list on the PSL’s official website, the Soweto giants are scheduled to play their remaining fixtures on Wednesday, 25 May against Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium and then will travel to the Chatsworth Stadium to face Royal AM on Sunday, 29 May.
They will finally finish their season away against SuperSport United at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium on Wednesday, 1 June.
That means three matches in eight days for the Buccaneers.
Orlando Pirates have slipped to seventh in the standings and aren’t mathematically assured a spot in next season’s MTN8.